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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
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A Question On Collecting Antique Photographs

A Question On Collecting Antique Photographs | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

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Vintage Evening Handbag Whiting and Davis Gold by PastSplendors

Vintage Evening Handbag Whiting and Davis Gold by PastSplendors | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Vintage gold mesh handbag from Whiting and Davis has a graceful curved top and a carrying chain, measuring 6 inches across at the widest point and...

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Celebrating Collaborations at Smith College: Close-up of Ancient Coins

Senior's Rediscovery of Ancient Roman Coins Leads to Exhibition. When Maggie Kurkoski '12, working as a research assistant for Scott Bradbury, professor of c...
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Eastern Han Dynasty relics found in Anhui tombs

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More than 50 ancient and rare relics have been uncovered in a tomb excavation in Guxian County, of Anhui Province. The 53-tomb complex is thought to have been constructed over many periods as far back as the Eastern Han Dynasty, nearly 2,000 years ago.

The huge tomb complex was discovered accidentally on a construction site.


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11 Never Before Seen Pictures Of The Titanic

11 Never Before Seen Pictures Of The Titanic | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
11 Never Before Seen Pictures Of The Titanic: These photos, taken by Father Browne SJ show a glimpse of what things were like before t...
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Archaeology Becomes Greece’s Achilles Heel | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

Archaeology Becomes Greece’s Achilles Heel | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Faced with massive public debt, Greece is finding that its fabled antiquity heritage is proving a growing burden — with licensed digs postponed, illegal ones (RT @GreekReporter: Archaeology Becomes Greece's Achilles Heel - http://t.co/IzkW6ya5...)...

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Vintage English Beaver Money Box on Luulla

Vintage English Beaver Money Box on Luulla | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
This is a vintage beaver money box.Special:: old and wonderfully shabby lookingSize:: 5" x 5.5"Color:: brown/redDate:: 1960'sCondition:: chipped, cracked and has cork stopper missingThe item..
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1916 Cahill-Igoe Film Stars with Movie Theatre Schedules on Reverse | Immortal Ephemera

1916 Cahill-Igoe Film Stars with Movie Theatre Schedules on Reverse | Immortal Ephemera | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Gallery featuring rare collection of 1916 Cahill-Igoe Silent Film Star Cards with Movie Theatre Schedules printed on reverse side. Albion and Theato Theatres.
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Fears for Timbuktu's ancient city

Fears for Timbuktu's ancient city | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
The UN warns fighting in Mali could damage the World Heritage Site of Timbuktu as the Africa Union joins West African nations in imposing sanctions following the coup.
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Display Vintage & Antique Vanity Items

Display Vintage & Antique Vanity Items | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Vanity - a mixed media assemblage on dress form with false nails, eyelashes, vintage perfume bottles and hand mirrors, compacts, lipsticks, buttons, fans, hat and rhinestone tiara. By Fay Sciarra.

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10 Tiny Treasures [Collecting]

10 Tiny Treasures [Collecting] | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
I confess. I'm a THING person - a collector, a gatherer of objects. If it gathers dust, I'm all over it (although not with a dustcloth). Don't get the wrong idea: I'm not Miss Havisham, huddled in my lair as my belongings crumble to dust around me.
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Ultra Rare Lemaire Fabt Paris Binoculars And Spyglass Telescope Brass With Leather French antique

Ultra Rare Lemaire Fabt Paris Binoculars And Spyglass Telescope Brass With Leather French antique | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
This is my best antique auction so far. An amazing set of antique brass binoculars and spyglass. I was told they were a field set from WWI but I am not positive, that is about the time frame for Lemaire Paris items so it's very possible.
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Ten Intruging Collections

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Are you a collector? I am. I don't think I consciously chose to be one, I'm just a gatherer by nature.
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Art Deco Artists and Art Deco Designers

Art Deco Artists and Art Deco Designers | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Art Deco Artists - A reference of artists and architectural and decorative arts designers that typify the art deco style... from Andre Leon Arbus to Rene Lalique, Frank Lloyd Wright and Joseph Hoffman.

 

Art Deco epitomises style and sophistication and some of the 20th century's most significant artists, such as Pablo Picasso, Fernand Leger, Sonia Delaunay and Wassily Kandinsky, produced work in the art deco style, as did many designers of furnishings, textiles, jewellery, and advertising.

 

Favourites include Charles-Eduard Jeanneret (Le Corbusier), who as a decorator became well known in the Parisian art world, and worked with other great designers such as Andre Groult and Paul Poiret.

 

Frank Lloyd Wright is another excellent art deco designer. He was instrumental in fashioning a specifically American tradition of modern decoration upon which American Art Deco was built.

 

If you love Art Deco here are the artists and designers you want to collect ...


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Antique Auction Houses Buck The Economic Trend

Antique Auction Houses Buck The Economic Trend | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Latest figures show that most provincial auction houses have done rather well during 2011. Why?

 

People like to collect things, and antiques are a favourite collectable. It's nice to own a piece of history that you can use; something you can sit on, serve dinner on, store items inside of, or look at in appreciation.

 

The value of an antique is realised by the collector who owns it as well as the collector who wishes to own it and that is evidenced by the sterling performance of antique auction houses during 2011, when low interest rates, record gold and silver prices and collectors looking to liquidate assets produced record sales results.

 

For instance; the highest price paid in the UK in 2011 was the 1.75m pound bid for an Imperial Qing dynasty white jade teapot and cover at Woolley & Wallis.

 

In the USA in December 2011, the unique Brasher Doubloon, known as the 1st American Dollar Gold Coin, was sold by Steven L. Contursi. It was bought by Blanchard and Company of New Orleans for around 3 million dollars, who then sold it to a Wall Street investment firm for nearly 7.4 million dollars.

 

For most antique buyers and sellers these are numbers we can only dream of; but It will always stand you in good stead if you take the time to understand how to buy and sell your more modest collectibles and antiques at auction.


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Gimbels Dept Store Display Gramaphone Record Player Horn

No Egrets is pleased to offer this display piece to look like a gramophone horn from the Milwaukee Gimbels (later Gimbels - Schusters) department...
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Old items a new way of learning

Old items a new way of learning | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

It might seem that those people who drag their family heirlooms or garage sale "finds" from the basement to one of those antique appraisal shows are mainly looking to score a get-rich-quick payoff, hoping that their pieces are some sort of rare items of immense value to collectors. Or at the very least, that the items are worth enough to pull in some pocket cash by putting them up on eBay.

 

Not so, said Mark Moran, an antiques expert for more than 30 years.

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1910-1911 15 jewel ELGIN pocket watch~contains gold! $$$$

1910-1911 15 jewel ELGIN pocket watch~contains gold! $$$$ | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Ok so Ive done a massive amount of research on this item.

It is a 1910-1911 15 Jewel ELGIN pocket watch. It is close to the size of a silver dollar maybe a tad bit smaller. I opened the back cover and the item looks flawless.
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NY Philharmonic Digital Archives Releases New Material | Archives ...

NY Philharmonic Digital Archives Releases New Material | Archives ... | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
a collaboration space for the M.A. program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Skip to content. Home · Alumni · November – Andrea Meyer · December – Joanna Steinburg · January – Kathleen Sabogal · February – Leslie ...

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Exceptional Antique Erotica – Silent Porn Star (NWS)

Exceptional Antique Erotica – Silent Porn Star (NWS) | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Antique erotica auctions; adults only.


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Book Me I’m an Addict : Collector Books For Your Information - Blog - CollectorsQuest.com

Book Me I’m an Addict : Collector Books For Your Information - Blog - CollectorsQuest.com | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

I’m addicted to collector books. Our library of these books has well over one hundred different copies–some purchased early on and proved to be too broad and not deep into any one subject. I soon learned the value in spending money on great books. By now, many are well worn to the point of having loose covers, and several have been replaced with more updated versions. Most of these books have price guides, but with an ever-changing market, I only use the prices as a loose reference, adjusted for current trends in collecting and the economy.

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10 Amazing Old Stuff That Still Works

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Some things were built to last....

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Get guns, covet collectibles

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A Union officer's 1861 Navy Colt side arm found in a North Carolina church steeple, three Winchester rifles once owned by Charlie Russell and a gambling kit apparently owned by Wyatt Earp have all shown up.
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